Masses of dainty 2"-3" double purple-red blooms appear from July through September, sometimes October on moderately fast growing vines. Elegant and disease resistant. Suitable for cutting. Heirloom variety. C. viticella Group 3
Prefers a sunny location with well-drained, neutral to alkaline soil where its roots are kept cool by shade or mulch. Never overwater. Can be grown under black walnut trees.